Symfo Mania Playlist Archive

Symfo Mania is the weekly special covering symphonic and progressive rock music, broadcast every Tuesday evening on Dutch website/DAB+ Arrow Bluesrock Radio.

Presented by Maarten Goossensen through June 2022, and by Marcel Debets since September that same year, it covers recent releases as well as classics and rarities from the genre's rich history.

This site collects the show's playlists from 2016 onwards, and aims to (eventually) provide browsing, searching and statistics features to the show's fans, in (eventually) a modern responsive layout. And it'll be appear in Dutch too (eventually ).


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Statistics for 2022

Total tracks:322
Total shows:42
Average tracks/show:7.7
Average show length:
(excluding specials)
55:44
Total distinct artists:134
Total distinct albums:229
Total distinct tracks:301
(Hover over, or tap on, album titles to view their cover images.)


Artists most played:

#PlaysArtistWikiPABCSP
120GenesisENNLPA SP
215Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
314MarillionENNLPABCSP
414Pink FloydENNLPA SP
512YesENNLPABCSP
68CamelENNLPA SP
78Steven WilsonENNLPA SP
87IQENNLPA SP
96ArenaENNLPA SP
105The GatheringENNLPABCSP
115King CrimsonENNLPA SP
125RiversideENNLPA SP
135RushENNLPA SP
145Von Hertzen BrothersEN PA SP
154Bjørn Riis  PABCSP
164Earth & FireENNLPA SP
174KansasENNLPABCSP
184Kaprekar's Constant  PABCSP
194PendragonENNLPABC 
Albums most played:

#PlaysAlbum - ArtistWikiPABCSP
15An Hour Before It's Dark (2022) - MarillionENNLPA SP
24Beautiful Distortion (2022) - The GatheringEN PABCSP
34Fragile (1971) - YesENNLPA SP
44The Murder Wall (2022) - Kaprekar's Constant  PA SP
54Second Life Syndrome (2005) - RiversideENNLPA SP
64Selling England By The Pound (1973) - GenesisENNLPA SP
74Wish You Were Here (1975) - Pink FloydENNLPA SP
83By Royal Decree (2022) - The Flower Kings NLPA SP
93Closure/Continuation (2022) - Porcupine TreeEN PA SP
103Deadwing (2005) - Porcupine TreeENNLPABCSP
113Duke (1980) - GenesisENNLPA SP
123Everything To Everyone (2022) - Bjørn Riis  PABCSP
133Miles From Nowhere (2022) - Jonas Lindberg & The Other Side  PA SP
143Mirage (1974) - CamelEN PA SP
153The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories) (2013) - Steven WilsonEN PABCSP
163Red Alert In The Blue Forest (2022) - Von Hertzen Brothers  PA SP
173Revel In Time (2022) - Star OneEN PA SP
183A Song Of Spring (2022) - Tiger Moth Tales  PABC 
193A Trick Of The Tale (1976) - GenesisENNLPA SP
203The Visitor (1998) - Arena NLPA SP
Albums & Tracks played per release year:

Year 1967'68'691970'71'72'73'74'75'76'77'78'791980'81'82'83'84'85
Albums 1126457444534130121
Tracks 11269611796756340221
Year 1986'87'88'891990'91'92'93'94'95'96'97'98'992000'01'02'03'04
Albums 0310013234222342344
Tracks 0310014245324352445
Year 2005'06'07'08'092010'11'12'13'14'15'16'17'18'192020'21'22'23
Albums 322101453613763528471
Tracks 823101465723973534811
Tracks played more than once:

#PlaysArtist - AlbumTrackLengthDates
13Arena - The Visitor (1998)The Hanging Tree7:0903 May, 26 July*, 25 October*
23Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here (1975)Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1-5)13:4004 January, 19 July*, 18 October*
32Porcupine Tree - Fear Of A Blank Planet (2007)Anesthetize17:4205 July*, 18 October*
42Porcupine Tree - Deadwing (2005)Arriving Somewhere But Not Here12:0226 July*, 25 October*
52Pendragon - The Masquerade Overture (1996)As Good As Gold7:1519 April, 05 July*
62Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)The Cinema Show11:0626 July*, 18 October*
72Oak - False Memory Archive (2018)Claire De Lune7:1621 June, 01 November
82Yes - Close To The Edge (1972)Close To The Edge18:5026 July*, 25 October*
92Pink Floyd - The Wall (1979)Comfortably Numb6:4926 July*, 25 October*
102Pink Floyd - Meddle (1971)Echoes23:2712 July*, 11 October*
112Genesis - Selling England By The Pound (1973)Firth Of Fifth9:3426 July*, 25 October*
122Supertramp - Even In The Quietest Moments... (1977)Fool's Overture10:5112 July*, 11 October*
132Camel - I Can See Your House from Here (1979)Ice10:1018 January, 18 October*
142Camel - Mirage (1974)Lady Fantasy12:4626 July*, 25 October*
152Porcupine Tree - Closure/Continuation (2022)Of The New Day4:4305 April, 01 November
162Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories) (2013)The Raven That Refused To Sing7:5719 July*, 11 October*
172Steven Wilson - Hand. Cannot. Erase. (2015)Routine8:5819 July*, 11 October*
182Marillion - Script For A Jester's Tear (1983)Script For A Jester's Tear8:3926 July*, 25 October*
192Riverside - Second Life Syndrome (2005)Second Life Syndrome15:4026 July*, 25 October*
  * = entry in Symfo Top 25